Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park

Education at Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park

Summer Camp
Our county naturalist are based out of the Oak Grove Big Sioux Park and offers many programs to the public throughout the Sioux County area. Programs are for all ages to enjoy, and can be tailored to any group. Programs are offered to local school groups, Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops, retirement homes, civic group and many others.


Oak Grove Big Sioux Park
4051 Cherry Ave
Hawarden, IA

Naturalist desk: 712-552-3057


  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Ramp Access to the Big Sioux River
  • Boating (river)
  • Camping (50, 30, 20 amp)-fee charged
  • Camping Cabins (seasonal) - reservation only
  • Canoe & Kayak Rental
  • Dump station and water refill for campers
  • Enclosed Shelters (rental)- fee charged
  • Environmental Programs
  • Fishing/Ice Fishing
  • Geocaching
  • Hiking Trails- groomed/blaze your own
  • Modern Restroom Facilities- open seasonally
  • Open Air Picnic Shelters
  • Picnicking
  • Playground Equipment- Deer Run Campground
  • Tent Camping Sites- fee charged
  • Winter Activities


Park is open daily 7:00 am- 10:30 pm.
Administration Office hours: 8 am- 4:30 pm.